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Identity Theft Guide

Identity Theft Guide

Tax-filing season is turning into a challenge for thousands of employees whose companies have been duped by email fraudsters. A major phishing scheme has tricked companies into relinquishing tax documents that exposed their workers' incomes, addresses and Social Security numbers. Fraudsters who perpetrate tax refund fraud want W-2 information because it contains virtually all of the data one would need to fraudulently file someone’s taxes and request a large refund in their name.

Protect Yourself from Tax Theft

Protect Yourself from Tax Theft

It is approaching that time of year again, the 2016 tax deadline is only a few months away and with that in mind here are a few things to know to help prevent you from falling victim to tax fraud.

How to Spot and Avoid ATM Skimmers

How to Spot and Avoid ATM Skimmers

ATM skimming is on the rise in Springfield, and there are a number of steps you can take to protect your card number, your PIN and your money from would-be thieves.